400 Years Blog #1 – What’s this all about?

I am not an expert, but that’s partially my point. In launching this project marking the 400th anniversary of the first Africans brought against their will to English American colonies, I know I will get things wrong.

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Gratitude and Sadness

On Saturday, July 15, of last year, Michelle Basemen (63) passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Fall Festival and the PoetTree

A few times a year our Sunday meetings include a lot more movement, laughter, songs, and sharing than usual. November 11th was one of those times, as together we focused on autumn, family, and gratitude.

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HumanLight 2017

On Saturday, December 23, we joined together to celebrate HumanLight with the Baltimore Coalition of Reason.

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Lane Berk

Lane Berk: A Tiny Colossus

There is no way to contain the multitudes of Lane Berk, the longtime Baltimore Ethical Society member who died on November 7, in a few hundred words. So I will try to leave some impressions.

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AEU Assembly to be Held in Baltimore

Come learn about growing our local Ethical Societies and effective ways of confronting systemic racism through the distinguishing characteristic of Ethical Culture: the nurturing of ethical relationships and conversations that lead to action.

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From UnitedCOR: Checking-In with Ethical Culture Leader Hugh Taft-Morales

Hugh was recently interviewed by UnitedCOR and that interview has now been published on their website.

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BES Participates in the MLK Day Parade

For the first time in years, my travel scheduled allowed me to be in Baltimore for the Martin Luther King Jr. Parade. Even though my recent hip surgery made it hard to march, I was so glad I could cheer on our BES contingent.

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The AEU Urges Ethical Response to Standing Rock Protests

The American Ethical Union (AEU), the federating organization representing Ethical Culture nationally, has fought for the rights of marginalized populations for over a century.

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Ignite Baltimore 18

“Godless Spirituality” at the 18th Ignite Baltimore

On Thursday, April 21st, Leader Hugh Taft-Morales was privileged to offer a 5 minute presentation on “Godless Spirituality” at the 18th Ignite Baltimore in the MICA auditorium.

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